Individual Author Record
Name: Terri MurphyPen Name: None Genre: C:CHILD Illustrator Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionMurphy was raised in Chicago and attended The American Academy of Art in Chicago. She works in Prospect Heights.
Biographical and Professional InformationTerri Murphy is an illustrator for children’s books, magazines and educational materials. In addition to illustrating children’s media, Terri divides her time as a part-time children’s librarian at the Prospect Heights Public Library and the Illinois Illustrators Network coordinator for SCBWI. In 2010, she began a venture of facilitating traveling art workshops for kids, where she takes what she’s learned in the studio and applies it to children’s art projects. She has presented Young Artists Workshops to library groups, art camps, and at senior centers.In 2013, Murphy was the premier artist for the Illinois Library Association’s iREAD summer reading program in all three categories, youth, young adult and adults. Her art was featured in all Illinois libraries, and on U.S.A. military base libraries in 24 countries. Her work was highlighted again for the Illinois Library Association's 2018 iREAD Children's poster.
'''Books written by Kelly Bennett:'''*''Dance Ya'll, Dance'', Bright Sky Press, 2009 - written by Kelly Bennett*''One Day I Went Rambling'', Bright Sky Press, 2012 - written by Kelly Bennett'''Books written by other authors:'''*''Where is My Family?'', Sundance Publishers, 2005 - written by Hannah Bok*''The Ten Plagues '', Concordia Publishing, 2006 - written by Sara Hartman*''The Centurion At The Cross'', Concordia Publishing, 2007 - written by Eric C. Bohnet*''Climb Inside a Poem for Children Big Book of Poems'', Heinemann Publishers, 2008 - written by Georgia Heard*''Climb Inside a Poem: Reading and Writing Poetry Across the Year '', Heinemann Publishers, 2008 - collected by Georgia Heard and Lester Laminack